I was just browsing the online index for that new O'Reilly book about
mailing list administration, and I see that the author has several single-
page references on `security' listed in the index, broken down by specific
type of list admin package (e.g. Listproc, LISTSERV, Majordomo, Smartlist).
The author also seems to have a four page section on ``abuse of mailing
Having not seen the book itself, I can only assume that he covers the most
important three topics in this area, i.e.:
o risks of allowing non-subscribers to post
o risks of allowing the subscriber address list to be harvested
o risks of accepting new subscriptions without confirmation
-- Ron Guilmette, Roseville, California ---------- E-Scrub Technologies, Inc.
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